A while ago I did a post at Pickled Politics on the burden of representation. Latest artistic product to apply this to is Channel 4 drama Britz which starts tonight. In a “White Teeth” kind of way it’s about 2 UK Muslim siblings that follow radically different paths. One chooses religion and the other joins MI5. Is this credible – particularly example two? Apparently the secret services have not had much in their ethnic minority recruitment drive. Any ideas why Muslims are not tempted by this cushy public sector number? Was just rung up by ITN asking the same question so thought I’d throw it out here.  

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